Tag: asia

Damon de Laszlo

August 2014

Global trade and a great deal of prosperity generated over the last decade or so has depended on the free movement of goods and people. In the last few months there has been an insidious and growing disruption to both....

/ August 19, 2014
Damon de Laszlo

July 2014

The Middle East continues to polarise along sectarian lines with Isis’s announcement of the establishment of a caliphate – or new Islamic State. The leadership of this organisation appears to be highly sophisticated and a lot...

/ July 2, 2014
Damon de Laszlo

February 2014

2013 turned out to be a remarkable year from the point of view of stock market recoveries. Nearly all markets rose, producing gains of between 20% and 30% in general: exceptional growth by any standard. January and February have, of...

/ February 28, 2014
Damon de Laszlo

June 2013

The wild card in the world economy is Europe. One can be more sanguine about China as they have huge resource in both financial and, more importantly, senior government intellectual competence. The greatest worry for the rest of the year,...

/ June 28, 2013